Executive Committee

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Mary Wardle

International President

Mary Wardle is the International President of AWMI.  Prior to this position she served in four International Board positions and several chapter positions.  She has been in the steel industry for over 40 years starting in the Accounting department for SupraSales.  She moved to Inventory Control/Purchasing and eventually into Sales after being acquired by SupraCote/BHP.  She is currently Sales Manager-Western Region for Steelscape, LLC.

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Kelly Jones

International Vice President

Kelly Jones has worked in various roles both indirectly and directly related to steel for the past 19 years. Kelly works at Kloeckner Metals Corporation as Manager of Automotive Business Development, responsible for growing and supplying automotive customers with their ferrous and non-ferrous requirements.

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Lauren Kerekes

International Treasurer

Lauren Kerekes is the International Treasurer for AWMI.  For 23 years, she has worked in a variety of accounting and finance roles for Worthington Industries, currently serving as a part of the Pressure Cylinder Finance team.  In 2012, she was recognized as AWMI’s Member of the Year.

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Andrea Schmidt

International Secretary

Andrea Schmidt is the International Secretary for AWMI. She has worked in the metal’s industry for 16years. She has a bachelors in Materials Science Engineering and began her carrier as a Metallurgist at Nucor. Since then she has held different rolls in both engineering and sales. Andrea currently works as an Automotive Applications Engineer for Arconic.

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Sonya Malvick

International Past President

Sonya Malvick is the International Past President of AWMI.  She has been in the steel industry for over 30 years holding a variety of sales and sales management roles with companies such as Russel Metals, J&F Steel, and Ratner Steel.  Sonya currently works for Olympic Steel as a Wisconsin Outside Sales Territory Manager.

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Anna Tompkins

International Marketing Chair

Anna Tompkins is the International Marketing Chair of AWMI. She previously served as the president of the Baltimore Chapter. She has seventeen years’ experience in the metals industry working for Atlantic Recycling Group in a variety of roles, currently serving as their Vice President. She received her B.S in Journalism from West Virginia University.

Rebecca Dolan

Rebecca "Becky" Dolan

International Membership Chair

Rebecca “Becky” Dolan is the International Membership Chair and Past President of the Columbus Chapter.  Most recently she was the Central Regional Director and has previously served as the Regional Vice-Chair and Regional Treasurer.  She has previously served on the Columbus Chapter board as Newsletter / Publicity Chair, Vice President and President.  She has been an AWMI member since 2001.  In 1994 she began her career at InfoSight Corporation, a supplier of identification and marking equipment to the metal industries, as the receptionist.  Over the years, she has progressed through positions in administration support, accounting and sales.  Becky was promoted to her current position of General Manager of Sales Administration and Market Advancement in 2003.  Becky graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio University in 1998.

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Carol Chizmar

International Programs Chair

Carol Chizmar is the International Programs Chair of AWMI.  She has worked in the industry for 35 years in a variety of roles including sales management, supply chain and is currently working as the ENA Customer Service Lead and Team Leader for Hydro Industrial group.     Hydro Extrusion North America was previously Sapa, Alcoa, Alumax and Cressona Aluminum Company, all through acquisitions. 

Sian Marcone

Sian Marcone

International Mentoring Chair

Sian Marcone worked in a variety of sales and marketing roles for steel producing mills such as Bethlehem Steel, ISG, ArcelorMittal, Severstal, and RG Steel, before joining Alcoa (now Arconic) in 2013. She currently is Arconic’s Sr. Manager, Pricing and Contracts in the company’s Global Rolled Products division. She was AWMI International President from 2011-2012 and was chosen AWMI Member of the Year for 2010.

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Angela DiMasso-Henneman

Central Regional Director

Angela DiMasso-Henneman is the Central Regional Director. She is currently a Market Development Manager for Precoat Metals. Her professional experience consists of 20+ years in the Steel Manufacturing field where she held various positions in manufacturing, operations, product/business development, sales and procurement.

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Amanda Tomsovic

Midwest Regional Director

Amanda Tomsovic is the Midwest Regional Director. She has worked in the metals industry for over 11 years. Amanda is currently Nucor ERP Project Lead for the cold finished group. Amanda’s career began with ArcelorMittal in flat roll. She continued as a District Sales Manager for Nucor Steel with the Cold Finished Bar group. Amanda has been part of AWMI since 2011 serving for both Chicago and Wisconsin Chapter as a Volunteer Coordinator, Membership Co-Chair, Programs Coordinator, Secretary, and Vice chair for the Midwest and Southern Region.

Amy Beard

Amy Beard

Northeast Regional Director

Amy Beard is the Northeast Regional Director and has been in the industry since 2002, beginning as a laboratory technician stationed at a steel mill in Indiana.  She has held a variety of technical and strategic roles in both the steel and automotive industries, with a continuous focus on creating customer value.  Amy’s current role is Key Account Manager in the Metals division of Quaker Houghton.

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Monica Apodaca

Southern Regional Director

Monica Apodaca is serving as the Southern Regional Director and previously held the President position within the Carolinas Chapter.  Monica began her career in the metals industry at ArcelorMittal in 2002 serving in several Sales and Marketing roles.  She moved to North Carolina in 2015 as an OEM Account Manager and in August 2016 Monica accepted a position in the CCS division at United Technologies as Associate Director for Steel.  Monica graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in Public Policy in 2000 and currently resides in Charlotte with her two French Bulldogs.

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Shawna Livingston

Western Regional Director

Shawna Livingston is serving as the Western Regional Director.  Her previous roles with AWMI included Regional Vice Chair and Seattle Chapter President. Her passion for helping people grow personally and professionally, led her, to become a member of the International Mentoring Committee in 2018.  Shawna started as an Administrative Assistant 17 years ago, working her way up through various roles within the metals manufacturing industries including accounting, HR, procurement and operations management. Currently Shawna works at Korry Electronics as a Program Manager.

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